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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Practice makes perfect.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Remove failure as an option.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Real love stories never have endings.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Tough times never last but tough people do.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.